Breaking News----Fallujah starts an open civil disobedience.
BAGHDAD / Nina / A familiar source in Fallujah, of Anbar province said that the city of Fallujah began an open civil disobedience until the release of Rafie al-Issawi's protection team.
It is mentioned that a security force arrested, last Thursday, a number of the protection team of the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi, which is considered by the Iraqi coalition, as sectarian target.
for his part, al-Maliki said, in a speech to the Conference of the foundation of Youth Movement: "The security forces are carrying out judicial orders against the wanted, who are exercising their terrorist by government identities and weapons, and this cannot be happened and is a major breach of the right of innocent blood.
Maliki warned from "playing with the sectarian, stressing that the implementation of court orders against the accused does not mean a targeting to a certain sect.
Iraqiya coalition suspends its attending in the Parliament.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Iraqiya coalition announced the suspension of its MPs to attend the meeting of the Council of Representatives today 23, Dec.
The reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that Iraqiya MPs suspended attending the session of the House of Representatives for the today.
He added that Iraqiya MPs held, before noon today, a meeting attended by the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi and the head of the Iraqiya parliamentary bloc Selman al-Jumaili.He explained that the meeting was devoted to explain the arrest process of the protection team of the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi after breaking into his office last Thursday.It is said that the meeting of the Council of Representatives of today was lifted to Monday for lack of quorum. http://www.ninanews.com/English/News...ar95_VQ=GFFDLH
**** MY GUT REACTION WAS THAT I " SMELL " ALLAWI IN THIS MOVEMENT ****
*********** BUSINESS AS USUAL TO RESUME THIS WEEK ? **********
A delegation from the Ministry of Peshmerga is to visit Baghdad this week.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Kurdistan Alliance confirmed the visit of a delegation from the Ministry of Peshmerga to Baghdad this week to hold talks on mechanisms of joint action in the disputed areas.
A member of the Security and Defense Committee in the Parliament, MP Hassan Jihad said in a press statement today 23, Dec "the date of the visit of the Peshmerga delegation to Baghdad has not been determined yet," stressing that "it will be this week."
He added that "the purpose of the delegation's visit is the understanding about the mechanisms of joint work between the Peshmerga forces and the Federal Army in the Kurdish areas outside the region," stressing "the importance of such meetings and the need to be continued to get positive results."
The President Jalal Talabani had discussed, before his illness, with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the current political crisis and the latest developments in the region.
A presidential statement said "they exchanged views on the situation in Iraq and the region in general, and it was decided that the Prime Minister invites Kurdistan delegation to visit Baghdad to continue the talks."
The statement added that "They stressed the need to adopt a truce and the frank and transparent dialogue and work in accordance with the Constitution and the consensus as well as the National agreements.
******* WONDER WHY MALIKI'S SPOKESPERSON IS TALKING ABOUT MISTAKES IN THE ARREST WARRANT PROCESS ? HAVEN'T THEY BEEN INSISTING THAT SUCH ARE A JUDICIAL FUNCTION ? LET'S HEAR FROM THE COURT ABOUT ERRORS ! *******
Mosawi affirms issuing judicial arrest warrants against some of Essawi's guardsmen
Baghdad (NINA) – The Prime Minister's Media Advisor, Ali al-Mosawi, affirmed that a judicial arrest warrant issued against some of the guardsmen of Finance Minister, Rafi al-Essawi.
In a statement to the press on Friday, Dec. 21, Mosawi said that police went to carry out the arrest warrants, but some mistakes are committed while executing the warrants.
Mosawi added that the tense situation forced the government to clarify all arrests carried out against wanted persons.
As for the demonstration protesting the arrests, Mosawi said that most of those who demonstrated do not have information about the issue; they followed their political leaders.
********* DEMONSTRATIONS IN RAMADI ALSO, BUT REMARKABLY ******** , " In the midst of these developments, the office of the General Command of the Armed Forces Nuri al-Maliki announced that Maliki had ordered to seize some members of the force that carried out the arrest. " ******** ARE SIEZURES OF THE PERSON NOT ARRESTS AND A JUDICIAL FUNCTION ? MAYBE WE CAN OBTAIN ANOTHER TIMELY AND SELF SERVING LEGAL OPINION FROM MALIKI'S LEGAL DOG, MR. TARIQ ? ********
Demonstrations in Ramadi and Fallujah.
Ramadi / NINA / Thousands, in the city of Ramadi demonstrated on Sunday 23, Dec demanding the release of members of the Protection team of the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi.
In Fallujah, hundreds of citizens also protested, carrying banners calling on the government to release the female detainees in prisons, and the release of the detainees who have not been convicted, and speed up the just punishment of terrorist elements.
Last Thursday, a military force arrested a number of the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi's protection team. Issawi held Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki the responsibilities for the operation and asked him to apologize.
In the midst of these developments, the office of the General Command of the Armed Forces Nuri al-Maliki announced that Maliki had ordered to seize some members of the force that carried out the arrest. "
********** I EXPECTED BETTER FROM OTHMAN. THERE IS NO PLAN " B " , RIGHT ! ***********
Othman denies that the Kurdistan Alliance had searched for an alternative to Talabani.
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Mahmoud Othman denied that his alliance search for an alternative to President Jalal Talabani," noting that "the reports received from Germany suggest that the president's health is stable and continuing improved."
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News / NINA / the absence of President Jalal Talabani would negatively affect the solution of problems between the political parties, because he is the protector to the Constitution and the political process, and he had an initiative to gather the political parties to resolve the problems."
******** WONDER WHY IRAQIYA IS BOYCOTTING THE PARLIAMENT AND DELAYING / PREVENTING THE VOTING ON IMPORTANT LEGISLATION ?- THEY THREATENED TO BOYCOTT THE ELECTIONS LAST TIME BUT CHANGED THEIR MINDS - ARE THEY BUYING A LITTLE TIME ? - IS THERE SOMETHING BIGGER BREWING ? ********
********* C'MON, HE JUST TURNED 79 YEARS OF AGE IN NOVEMBER, " all Talabani's body parts are performing their biological duties properly." ...... ? LET'S HEAR FROM MRS. TALABANI ON THAT ONE. ME THINKS THERE IS SOME EXAGGERATION THERE ! LOL ! ********